The Role Of Zombies In Night Of The Living Dead

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Zombie bodies are human bodies-- with a catch of course… You see, the normal nervous system activity is deficient and very little motor control is visible. Zombies do not feel pain and they do not seem to suffer from much blood loss or the need for an appetite. As you can tell already, something unusual is occurring neurologically, metabolically, and biologically when the recently deceased become capable of rising from the dead and desire to kill humans by any means necessary. In a more psychological approach, zombies are considered to be imaginary creatures designed to illuminate problems about consciousness and its relation to the physical world. Though zombies are very distinct from us, we’re not so far off from being zombies ourselves.…show more content…
As our brain waves are measured in hertz, and parts of the human body are reactive to different frequencies of radiation, we can confirm that some radiation may have the ability to affect our brains in specific ways. As previously noted, that very specific radiation must alter a tiny part of the brain, which is not significant enough to affect a living person. Reasonably, some primitive part of the brain that is overridden by the cortex. We can gather that the most complex behaviors in highly developed species such as mankind itself are associated with the cortex. The cerebral cortex is made up of tightly packed neurons and is the wrinkly outermost layers that surrounds the brain. The cortex is divided into four different lobes, the frontal, parietal, temporal, and occipital. It is responsible for higher thought processes including speech, and decision making which respectively is the equivalent to…show more content…
Zombies, however, are unemotional being that they are flesh-eating mammals with no remorse for what they do. The region of the brain responsible for these emotions is the limbic system. The limbic system sits atop the brain stem, which is believed to be one of the first parts of the brain to develop, react to stimuli and the most basic in terms of sustaining life. It’s located on both sides of the thalamus and underneath the cerebrum. The limbic system has some specific system functions such as: controlling emotions like anger and fear, responding to pain and pleasure, and controlling aggressive or violent
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